Applications Open – 2019 Pragmatic Evaluation in Physical Activity Course, Olomouc, Czech Republic

Start Date: 05/31/2019
End Date: 06/02/2019
Place: Olomouc, Czech Republic
Organization: Pragmatic Evaluation in Physical Activity Course


We are pleased to announce that applications are now open for the 2019 Pragmatic Evaluation in Physical Activity Course. The Course is taking place in Olomouc, Czech Republic prior to the ISBNPA 2019 Conference and has been approved as an official ISBNPA satellite meeting with ISPAH endorsement.

We would be very grateful if you would share information about this course with your networks and potential applicants.

Venue: Olomouc, Czech Republic

Date: 31st May – 2nd June 2019

More details and how to apply here:

Contact details: [email protected] 

Please get in touch if you are not sure if the course is appropriate for you.

Cost: GB£790 / AU$1450 (does not include accommodation costs)

Scholarships to cover the course fees are available for successful applicants who require additional financial support to attend the course. We strongly encourage applicants from low-, middle- and high-income settings to apply. Please indicate if you are interested in the scholarship via email when submitting your application.

More details below.

Best regards,

The Course Organising Committee

Dr Paul Kelly (University of Edinburgh)
Dr Justin Richards (University of Sydney)
Dr Karen Milton (University of East Anglia)

Further details

This will be a two-part course, containing both an online component supported by the WHO Collaborating Centre for Physical Activity, Nutrition and Obesity and a 2.5 day face-to-face course in Olomouc.

The course will cover topics such as: Planning for evaluation; Introduction to methods; and Formative, Process, Outcome and Impact evaluation.

The course is ideal for academic researchers who are interested in the practical application of their work, practitioners in physical activity for health, AND/OR for employees of government and non-government entities who aspire to rigorously and pragmatically evaluate their programs and policies.

Course fees will include course materials, lunches and dinners, refreshments, and a copy of Evaluation in a Nutshell text book. Participants are required to organise their own accommodation and cover these costs.

Online support:

The WHO Collaborating Centre for Physical Activity, Nutrition and Obesity 

Any queries please contact: [email protected]  

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